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What can cause upper abdominal bloating?

What can cause upper abdominal bloating?

Get help for bloat: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloat/pain, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Does bloating cause a bulge in the abdomen?

Yes: Te cause of the bloating is important, gas, overweight, pregnant, etc. Most cases are benign. If you are sexually active, could you be pregnant? Any digestive disorders in your history, your family's history? If it persists more than a month or is otherwise progressive, see a physician. ...Read more

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My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

Get help for bloat: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloat/pain, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What is cause of chronic and painfull stomach bloating!

Could be several: Watch your diet. Avoid foods which make your symptoms worse. Eat small portions and avoid eating large meals at a time. Try over the counter probiotics. You need a GI evaliation if symptoms have been going on for some time. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause severe abdominal bloating?

Is there anything that can cause severe abdominal bloating?

Diet: Carbonated drinks, beans, pain pills, valium type drugs, and irritable bowels cause this. The gut releases hormones and sends them to the brain, work on coping with problems, avoiding drama, and ask for help with insight, meditation, and find out if you are anxious. Get help with these issues. If this is a one time problem see your doctor for an infection. Diarrhea may also occur. ...Read more

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What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

Many things: Many things may cause a feeling of bloating or bulging in the stomach. Medications and inadequate fluid intake are a common cause of this feeling which is associated with constipation. Does anything make the bloating better or worse? See your doctor for a proper history and physical. ...Read more

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When i eat certain foods i get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

When i eat certain foods i get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

Food intolerances: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies & must avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http:/boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition; also healthtap answers re: hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Stomach distended more on one side than the other. What could cause this uneven bloating?

Stomach distended more on one side than the other. What could cause this uneven bloating?

Location of gas: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more. ...Read more